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Rainclear Systems offer 7% product discount in run up to Jubilee

To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Rainclear Systems, the UKs leading specialists in metal rainwater, roofline, drainage, and architectural ranges are offering a 7% discount off all their products in May in the run up to the Platinum Jubilee Central Weekend.

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Fareham Colleges invests £1.4 million in new facilities to support skills training

Fareham College continues to develop outstanding, industry-standard training facilities with a further £1.4 million investment at the college’s Bishopsfield Road Campus. This investment builds on the college’s comprehensive campus redevelopment programme, which has seen the college transform over the last few years to become the region’s leading provider of technical and professional further education.

The college is about to start work on an ambitious project to create much-needed facilities to train, upskill and develop current and future building services engineers. 

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Last chance to register – 10 reasons to attend UK Construction Week London

With just a week to go before major trade event UK Construction Week comes to London for the very first time, here are 10 things that every construction professional should look out for at the show: 

1. Celebrate the arrival of 40 all-night trekkers, walking to ExCeL in the name of mental health

Opening the show on Tuesday 3 May will be an intrepid band of construction workers, industry VIPs and a BBC TV crew who will have trekked over 26 miles through the night, from Twickenham Stadium to ExCeL in London’s Docklands.

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Jacqueline O’Donovan honoured with lifetime achievement award

Jacqueline O’Donovan, managing director of O’Donovan Waste Disposal, has received the lifetime achievement award from the Worshipful Company of Carmen. This esteemed award was founded in 2011 to recognise and honour the outstanding service, dedication, diligence and leadership given to the transport industry in the UK by exceptional individuals over an extended period of two decades or more.

The Worshipful Company of Carmen is one of the 110 livery companies in the City of London and it dates back to 1517. Steeped in tradition, the Company represents a wide range of aspects within the transport and logistics encouraging achievement and the advancement of knowledge in the transport and logistics profession through awards, lectures and social activities. It’s benevolence and historic fellowship are renowned and respected and it continues to adapt and evolve to meet the challenges of today’s transport and logistics industry which contributes £127 billion to UK economy.

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Don’t turn a blind eye to safety prescription eyewear

Safety prescription eyewear plays a vital role in helping to reduce workplace injuries to the wearer and those around them. Clair Weston, Marketing Manager at uvex is urging those with lapsed eye tests to make this a priority. 

Workplace eye injuries can result from a wide range of sources, from swinging chains to sand and dirt to hazardous chemicals. Prescription and non-prescription safety eyewear can help to mitigate these risks. 

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